Crispijn van de Passe the elder (1589-1637) - The History of Susanna. Plate 6: Susanna received by her family

Description
Crispijn van de Passe the elder (1589-1637) - The History of Susanna. Plate 6: Susanna received by her family
Engraving, Etching - Not signed - ca .1600

Plate 6 from a series of six prints illustrating The History of Susanna. Engraved/etched by Crispijn de Passe the elder.

The print depicts Susanna received by her family. She is embraced by her father, surrounded by other family members. On the left a woman is kneeling and clasps her hands in gratitude. Behind are various stately buildings.

Inscription in Latin: "Cara deo mulier..... laudibus aula strepit". numbered "6"

Plate-mark size: W25.2 x H21.2cm
Paper-size: W34.4 x H25.2cm

Large watermark.

On laid paper.

References: British Museum number: 1937,0915.296
Hollstein 50
"L'oeuvre gravé des van de Passe" by D. Franken (1881) 42

Condition: Large border around plate-mark. Small tears on edges. Stain at bottom-left corner. Tape stuck on left & right edges of the reverse. Age-related paper colouring

Lot details
Artist
Crispijn van de Passe the elder (1589-1637)
Title of artwork
The History of Susanna. Plate 6: Susanna received by her family
Year
ca .1600
Technique
Engraving, Etching
Signature
Not signed
Condition
See description
Sold with frame
No
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